James W. Hovis - Moore & Van Allen PLLC

James W. Hovis

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 704-331-1047

A member of the MVA management committee since 1992 and co-leader of the firm’s Financial Services Practice Group, Jim Hovis brings years of sophisticated, high-level experience to his finance and capital markets practice.

He regularly represents national and regional financial institutions in complex financing transactions, including:

  • Acquisition and leveraged buyout financing
  • Subordinated debt facilities
  • Syndicated finance facilities of all types
  • Lease financings, utilizing both tax and synthetic structures
  • Complex debt restructurings involving multiple classes of capital


  • Active in numerous civic groups and youth sports organizations. 

The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillBS 1976The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillJ.D. 1980

Office Location

100 North Tryon Street, Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2011 Lawyer of the Year in Banking and Finance Law of the Charlotte Metro Area
James W. Hovis has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law